International Uranium Film Festival Rio de Janeiro

NAME OF FESTIVAL: International Uranium Film Festival Rio De Janeiro
SINCE: 2010
WHERE: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
WEBSITE: www.uraniumfilmfestival.org
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: One year before the Fukushima reactor exploded, the International Uranium Film Festival was founded in 2010 in Santa Teresa, the famous artist quarter in the heart of Rio de Janeiro. The first Uranium Film Festival then was held in May 2011 in two cultural centres of Santa Teresa, Laurinda Santos Lobo and Parque das Ruinas. The aim of the festival is to inform about all sides of nuclear power and the risks of radioactivity. Independent documentaries and movies are the best tool to transport that information. And a festival is the best way to bring these films to the people!

International Uranium Film Festival Goes on The Road to … Munich

International Uranium Film Festival Goes on The Road to … Munich

TAILINGS directed by Sam Price-Waldman Last May, the International Uranium Film Festival took place at the Museum of Modern Art (MAM) in Rio de Janeiro. And now for the first time, from September 26 to September 29, 2013, the festival is going to visit Munich, capital of Bavaria, Germany. The Uranium Film Festival is described as the world’s only festival devoted to the entire nuclear fuel chain: from uranium mining to nuclear waste, from Hiroshima […]

Russian Film “ATOMIC IVAN” and U.S. Film “NUCLEAR SAVAGE” Win Top Film Awards at Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro’s Uranium Film Festival 2013

Russian Film “ATOMIC IVAN” and U.S. Film “NUCLEAR SAVAGE” Win Top Film Awards at Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro’s Uranium Film Festival 2013

After screening 52 documentaries and fiction movies from 19 countries, May 16 to May 26,  the 3rd International Uranium Film Festival of Rio Janeiro 2013 in the cinema of the Modern Art Museum (MAM) came to a close. Six films from six countries – Russia, India, USA, Estonia, Jordan and Germany – were honored with the Uranium Film Festival’s trophy, the Yellow Oscar. ATOMIC IVAN by Vasily Barkhatov from Russia won the Yellow Oscar 2013 for Best Feature Fiction Movie, and “NUCLEAR SAVAGE: THE ISLANDS OF SECRET PROJECT 4.1” by US-Filmmaker Adam Jonas won the Yellow Oscar 2013 for Best Feature Documentary.